Beavers Set to Challenge Stanford and Cal
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Oregon State women's soccer team is set to clash with Stanford in Stanford, Calif. on Thursday at 6 p.m. before heading to Berkeley, Calif. to challenge California on Sunday at 1 p.m. Thursday's match against Stanford will be available to watch on the Pac-12 Networks and Sunday's match versus Cal will be available on live stream. Both matches will have live stats coverage.
Last Time Out
The Beavers opened Pac-12 action on Sept. 24, falling to USC in Los Angeles, Calif., 2-1. Junior Abby Schwartz scored the Beavers' sole goal in the 14th minute of play and was assisted by sophomore Amber Jackson and freshman McKenna Martinez.
Last Time Against Stanford
Oregon State clashed with Stanford twice during the 2020-21 spring season. The Beavers defeated No. 3 Stanford, 2-1, on Feb. 28, 2021 in Corvallis, Ore. McKenzie Weinert put OSU on the board with assists from Amber Jackson and Kaillen Fried. Schwartz posted the game winner with an assist from Brianna McReynolds. On March 26, 2021, the Beavers traveled to Stanford, Calif. to take on the No. 23 Cardinal, falling 3-1. Sydney Studer posted Oregon State's sole goal in the 71st minute. Historically, the Beavers are 2-27-0 against Stanford.
Stanford is 7-2 (1-0 Pac-12) and is on a four-match home win-streak. From Sept. 9 to Sept. 24, the Cardinal has posted wins over San Francisco, Loyola Marymount, No. 11 Santa Clara, and opened Pac-12 play with a 3-0 shutout against Utah. Stanford's only losses come at the hands of No. 5 Duke (Sept. 2) and No. 2 North Carolina (Sept. 5) in overtime.
Junior Maya Doms is Stanford's top scorer, tallying six goals on the season, one of which was a game winner. Doms earned a hat trick during Stanford's 7-0 shutout of CSUN, scoring in the 10th, 15th, and 62nd minutes. Freshman Andrea Kitahata leads in assists with five. In goal, redshirt junior Katie Meyer has clocked 663:37 minutes between the pipes. Meyer has tallied 21 saves and has allowed five goals. Stanford has scored 27 goals in comparison to five goals scored by opponents.
Last spring, the Cardinal went 6-6-2 (5-4-1 Pac-12). After two canceled matches, Stanford opened the season with a 2-1 win over Pepperdine. The Cardinal notched three wins in a row from Mar. 5 to Mar. 12 over Utah, Colorado, and No. 22 Washington, before falling to Cal on Mar. 20. Stanford's Mar. 28 match with Oregon and April 9 match with No. 21 USC ended in 0-0 double overtime draws. The Cardinal also went into overtime against No. 4 UCLA on April 11, falling to the Bruins 2-1, before closing out the season with a 1-0 overtime win at Cal on April 16.
Last Time Against California
Oregon State also met with California twice during the 2020-21 season. On Feb. 26, the Beavers fell to No. 14 Cal, 3-1, in Corvallis, Ore. McReynolds scored OSU's sole goal in the 19th minute of action. On Mar. 28, 2021, Oregon State held No. 22 Cal to a 0-0 draw in double overtime. Historically, OSU's record against Cal is 5-24-3.
California is 4-1-3 (0-0-1 Pac-12). The Golden Bears have posted shutouts against UCSD, Portland, San Francisco, and Long Beach State. On Aug. 22, Cal earned a 1-1 draw against No. 1 Santa Clara in overtime. The Golden Bears also posted a 1-1 tie with St. Mary's (Calif.) on Aug. 29 in double overtime. Opening Pac-12 play on Sept. 25, Cal tied with Colorado, 2-2, after double overtime. Prior to their match with Oregon State on Sunday, Cal will be clashing with Oregon on Sept. 30.
Freshman Karlie Lema has tallied four goals on the season, two of which were game winners. Leading in the assists category is senior Sydney Collins, who has earned three. In goal, junior Angelina Anderson has clocked 683:36 minutes and is 4-1-2 between the pipes. Anderson has posted 13 saves and has allowed 4 goals. Cal has scored 12 goals compared to five scored by opponents.
The Golden Bears went 5-7-1 (3-7-0 Pac-12) last spring. Cal notched shutouts against Oregon (Feb. 28), Utah (Mar. 7), and Stanford (Mar. 20) before closing out the season on a four-match losing streak, spanning from April 4 to April 16, falling to Arizona, UCLA, USC, and Stanford.